[conspire] kernel crash reported // for wifi ?

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Jun 6 10:14:23 PDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 07:00 -0700, Ken Bernard wrote:
> Quoting Rick M.: 
> This will probably catch it:
> lspci | grep -i wireless
> The above takes the rather verbose full output of the 'lspci' utility
> --
> which asks the PCI controller chip 'Please dump to console a listing
> of
> information about all the PCI devices you know about' -- and winnows
> out
> to display only any line that includes the word 'wireless' in any
> lettercase (the '-i' switch meaning 'case-insensitive', you see).
> Thanks Rick - I knew this morning that sudo Lspci | grep ...
> where ... should get the output wanted if I could find a way to
> indicate wireless device in the grep parse/search. As it turns out I
> needed to filter on Ethernet instead of wireless for the command to
> return any info.
> Ethernet device info requested by Daniel G.:
> [kbernard at centos6-thinkpad-t61 ~]$ lspci | grep -i ethernet
> 00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82566MM Gigabit Network
> Connection (rev 03)
> 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5212
> 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)

It was Rick who requested it, not me, because I already knew the info
wouldn't tell me anything, and it doesn't. There were a number of
different AR5212's, some better with ar5k, some with MadWifi.

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